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much with nothing to do with sandy. adam: let's reverse it. let's go to new york city. i saw better itry tunnel fill with water. mta swallowed 4 to $5 billion unexpected cost to get trains up and running. the money has to come from somewhere. it is appropriate in a disaster like this to turn to the federal government. are these things covered in this bill or is that money squandered? >> there is money for the federal transit administration which would help mta. there is money in here for the disaster relief fund which will help people in is disaster and future disasters. this will help the flood program because borrowing will have to increase by billions of dollars with this underwater program. there are things that are important and critical and legitimate. the problem there is so much other garbage thrown in here and things n necessary, that it just feeds the voter cynicism as you're talking about. adam: with 40 seconds left does it pass? i never known a bill congress didn't like that they put money into the pockets they could disperse. >> there is good chance it will pass the sen
of california determined to get an assaults weapon ban on the floor this week, and schumer of new york sensing a political opportunity outlining to task gun control legislation this time. >> i think we could be at a tipping point for two reasons, a tipping point where we might actually get something done. first, this was not a single second, of course, it involved children. lou: enthusiasm for gun control reached a feverish level at msnbc where one of the left wing host called for the outright taking of guns from citizens. ed schuls telling twitter followers that we are the constitution, and we, as the people, can change whatever we want. get ready, dude. the most zealous, not alone, 20 members of congress calls for new gun control laws while the details of what happened are far from clear. those legislators, members of the democratii party, ignore the fact that guns were prohitted at or near that school, that all the guns had been legally purchased. former homeland security director, virginia tech review panel member, governor tom ridge says mental illness has been ignored in all of this. he
: but not only the feds, two big states in this country, new york and california, both of them are blessed with a lot of energy under the ground, both are in financial trouble, billions of dollars upside down, both will not go near it they said, governor cuomo in new york sa we're not do that fracking, you can count on me. >> if you have a governor that says we don't like fossil fuel, i'm note sure what you can do with the guy. i think if the epa, they are the one stumbling block on this, would make a ruling and say this is how it is safe, i think governor cuomo would go along with it and ohio one of the worst hitstates caution of recessio dog of recessionthere f this recessiobecause of this ret probably need be to state to state, geological formation have you in wyoming is different from what you have in new york. probably state by state ruling with overall federal get to lines for the process of fracking. tom: it will be interesting, with canada, the fact, they are asking people to come up here, we have jobs for you, -- their financial situation is much more improved than u.s., it seems
president of taxpayers for common sense. appreciate you being with us in new york city tonight. for instance some of the spending in this pork-ladened bill would provide one million dollars for trees in cemeteries. $4 million for sand dunes at kennedy space center. not beaches up here where they need dunes. $2 million for a new roof at the smithsonian is this bill really a relief bill or pork bill for mem, about of the congress? >> what you find, adam, basically they have caps on overall spending when. they do the emergency supply meant metals all of sudden the caps are irrelevant. all of sudden it is free cash. it is free-for-all for lawmakers trying to get money for the pet projects. you may get the smithsonian roofs may have been damaged by sandy but at time of budget crunch we have to prioritize and only do the most important and critical things. adam: isn't this thing turn voters against members of congress? we have cars for the fbi but office equipment. i don't recall superstorm sandy taking out washington, d.c. or the fbi headquarters? >> they may have had facilities in the area with
, this is new york city. you might want to gt that. i know lou: 98% of the prospective buyers will be liberal. >> take everything and put it in the chest and we buried in the ocean so no one will ever find it. lou: and it is striking when you refer to fox as the death star. talking about the death star as overwhelming all of those left wing that works we will call them. and it is really true. you get one of two reactions, at least i have. you work for fox and the other is thank god you work for fox. by the way, the latter reaction is the one that is 80 percent the time, at least. >> you will run into people that are not fans of fox and all it takeis about five minutes before you realize that they have never watched it. they will see something on a og or it will hear something and the assumption is, that is the enemy. are. lou: your book, at various points, conveys the sene that you would like tobe in a drunken aze, a significant portion of your time. we all know better, but i have to give you credit. the juxtaposition in one sentence is hard to d. >> that was one of the worst jokes in the boo
telling to get an assault weapon ban bill on the floor next month. senator chuck schumer of new york since in a political opportunity, passing gun-control insulation. >> i think we could be added to pinpoint for two reasons. to pinpoint where we might acally get something done. first, this was not a single incident. second, of course, it involves children. lou: hardly anyone is using to talk about mental illness, the disaffection of the mentally disturbed, the importance of a strong family and how to better protect our schools. we'll be taking on those issues tonight, talking with former homeland security director and virginia tech review panel member governor tom ridge. also, a closer look at what congress is having some much trouble getting answers from america's top diplomat on the benghazi terrorist attack.. author jean marie last this on her new book, hidden america, which celebrates the people that are too often ignored but do the jobs that make our lives in this country work. our first guest tonight says gun laws are critical part of this national discussion, butthe countrylso needs
. ♪ >>> the scarlet letter of gun ownership. a local newspaper in new york putting a map on its website. take a look at this. all the red dots you see, those are the homes where a owner has a gun license. this is all on the public record, but how do you feel about publishing this information? >> we just broadcast it, are we culpable. david: specifically for people to find a house-- >> it doesn't necessarily pass-- i think a lot of people, 50-50 i think most of of us feel uncomfortable with that kind of-- >> ina invasion of privacy and plus the people who don't own a gun are vulnerable to those who don't have a gun and could be vulnerable to crooks. and i like the newspaper is justifying the action, look, our reporter owns a gun. where is his address printed in the newspaper and are they going to print the addresses of everybody in the newspaper? you don't see that information. maybe then they'd see how people feel about invasion of privacy. david: i don't know-- i don't mind that the crooks know i own a gun. break-in rates are less in texas because people assume they have a gun. the privacy bothers
? the chairman of one of the most successful wine retailers in new york says you can't. tell you everything you need to know about wind. that's it for tonight on "the willis report." thank you for joining yes. have a great night. receive tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. president obama and the house speaker said they would not negotiate the fiscal cliff in public, but it appears that the majority and the most meaningful of those negotiations have, in the sky taken place in public. today no exception with the speaker will have very public press conference demonstrating with unimpeachable clarity that spending cuts, not tax hikes, are the essentials resolution to the fiscal clough. the speaker used visual aids, this visual aid specifically to show how far government spending will be outpacing revenue in the years ahead, which makes utterly irrelevant the president's ultimate in on tax hikes. >> this line is that current baseline for revenue. here if the president got everything he wanted, over 1 trillion in taxes, this is what that would represent. but if you look at the spending probl
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